Author Archives: TracyNicole

About TracyNicole

Runner. Writer. Reader. Environmental advocate. Fascinated by the ocean, waterfalls and Christmas lights. Inspired by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Elon Musk.

2019 – 2nd Quarter Fitness Summary

As June progressed I began looking forward to writing this post to see how track season and my hamstring injury and rehab would affect my stats compared to the first quarter of 2019. April was the busiest month of track … Continue reading

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95% Cleared

I had a physical therapy appointment on Thursday with the physical therapist who completed my initial evaluation.  I was excited to share with him my progress in rehabing my hamstring. On Tuesday I completed a DailyBurn workout that involved upper … Continue reading

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Back to School

Back to school, back to school, to prove to dad that I’m not a fool… Despite watching Billy Madison multiple times throughout my life I will always end up crying from laughing at certain scenes.  From the drunk penguin to … Continue reading

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Run, Walk, Repeat

On Thursday I finished week 2 of the walk/run program prescribed to me by my sports medicine doctor to help rehab my hamstring injury.  I am at the point where more of the 30 minutes is spent running than walking … Continue reading

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Play is a Universal Language

The Saturday of Memorial Day weekend Jason and I met with Susan from church to travel to Lancaster to visit the Congolese refugee family* we were partnered with through Church World Service.  It was my second visit and Jason’s first.  … Continue reading

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Walk, Run, Repeat

Last Monday I visited the sports medicine doctor who I saw years ago when I had knee pain after not experiencing much change in my hamstring from the rehab exercises prescribed by his athletic trainer.  I was reminded why he … Continue reading

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From Negative to Positive

I was all set to write a blog entitled “The Mental Effects of Not Running” to describe the neurotic mindset I had at the beginning of the week.  The athletic trainer called Tuesday morning to follow up on my progress … Continue reading

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